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We’re Offering Even More Support for Activists!

by Lisa Levinson

  Great news! We’re super excited to be able to offer even more support to fellow activists in the form of expanded hours for our Animal Activist Mentor Line. Now you can call our counselors from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Pacific Time (11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Eastern Time) Monday-Friday to speak with a […]

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It’s Time to Stop Yulin!

by Bob Price

  Every year, thousands of dogs are  tortured and killed at the Yulin Dog Meat Festival. The mass butchering will begin next week, Tuesday June 21, 2016. On Monday, In Defense of Animals joined forces with Care2 to rally to put an end to the Yulin Festival. Over 100 activists gathered in front of the […]

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What Does Abortion Have to Do with Animal Agriculture?

by Dr. Will Tuttle

  What Does Abortion Have to Do with Animal Agriculture? Where do you stand on abortion? How about animal agriculture? These two hot topics are not as separate as they may seem. Read this eye-opening guest blog by international speaker and “The World Peace Diet” author Dr. Will Tuttle Ph.D. One of the most persistent […]

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Google Predicts a Plant-Based Revolution!

by Ingrid Taylor

  Google Predicts a Plant-Based Revolution! Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google’s parent company Alphabet, has named the number one “game-changing” trend of the future as the consumption of plant-based proteins instead of meat. In a report by Fortune, Schmidt spoke to thousands of investors and business executives at the Milken Institute’s Global Conference. Schmidt […]

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Harnessing Religion for Animals

by Lisa Levinson

  Religion has a huge impact on the way the world views animals. Judaism, for example, has many powerful teachings on social justice and encourages compassionate choices to heal the planet. With the right knowledge and approach, we can apply these values to help animals. Join us for a thought-provoking discussion with renowned Jewish writer, […]

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Urgent: Take Action for Farmed Animals in Massachusetts

by Nadia Schilling

Urgent: Take Action for Farmed Animals in Massachusetts Last fall, animal advocates across Massachusetts helped collect 133,058 signatures to put on the ballot an initiative that would ban the cruel confinement of veal calves, egg-laying hens and pregnant pigs. On May 3, the clock ran out for the Massachusetts legislature to take action on this […]

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Vegan Travels

by Lisa Levinson

  Sometimes it feels challenging enough helping animals in the US. But how would things differ if we were based elsewhere in the world? What obstacles face animals and the people who help them in the Islamic culture of the United Arab Emirates and the post-Apartheid society of South Africa? We follow the travels and […]

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Dairy Products Linked to Cancer?

by Ingrid Taylor

Dairy Products Linked to Cancer? “Cows’ milk is good for calves – but not for us.” That’s the urgent message Dr. Jane Plant is trying to get out in an  interview with The Telegraph. Dr. Plant has been fighting breast cancer for decades. In 1993, her cancer returned for the fifth time, and she was […]

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Operation Glass Walls – Launched!

by Nadia Schilling

Operation Glass Walls – Launched! It’s a subject few of us want to think about, but it’s a harsh reality for billions of animals. In the United States and across the globe, farmed animals and slaughterhouse workers are often hidden from the public eye, shielded behind private walls and isolated in remote locations. Undercover footage […]

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California Residents: Take Action!

by Nadia Schilling

  California Residents: Take a Powerful Action for Farmed Animals & Kids! The 10 largest Unified School Districts in California control the daily school lunches for over 1.2 MILLION children. Encouraging schools to increase their veg lunch options is a powerful form of advocacy which can prevent animal suffering, improve children’s health, and it is […]